Patent Number: 7,088,816

Title: System and method for customising call alerts

Abstract: A computerized system and method for selecting the nature and/or form of an alert used to announce a call made by a user participating in a customized alter service. The method includes establishing a customized alert service configuration for a participating user, which configuration is then stored on one or more network accessible devices. The participating user uses a first communications terminal to make a call to a second communications terminal, via a first communications service, the second communication terminal then announces the call by activating an alert using a chosen alert descriptor which has been chosen according to the customized alert service configuration for the participating user.

Inventors: Donnelly; Peter G (Yarraville, AU)

Assignee: Redpoint Pty Ltd.

International Classification: H04M 1/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/08/02018